No. 4
Downing Street
7 January 1859
I transmit to you herewith the copy of a letter which I have received from the Board of Trade submitting for my opinion a representation made by the English Merchants in the Sandwich Islands of the importance to the interests of British Commerce of declaring Victoria in Vancouvers Island a free port.
I shall be glad if you will give the subject your consideration and favor Manuscript imageme with your opinion as to the feasibility and expediency of carrying out this suggestion.
I have sir the honour to be
Your obedient servant
E.B. Lytton

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Douglas, James

Lytton, Edward George Earle Bulwer

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Board of Trade

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Vancouver Island